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Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

Posted on: April 27, 2011 5:05 pm
Edited on: April 28, 2011 11:51 am
 
P. Hillis suprisingly has won the Madden 12 cover (Getty). Posted by Will Brinson

Peyton Hillis overcame lots of odds to become a star running back in the NFL. He might have overcome MORE odds to become the cover athlete of Madden 12, in a shocking result that was revealed on live television.

Michael Vick stormed his way to the finals, while Hillis and the fans of Cleveland Browns grass-rooted their way to the finals of the first-ever competition that featured fan voting.

Hillis took the league by storm in 2010, rushing for 1,177 yards and getting in the end zone a total of 13 times.

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Of course, this may not do wonders for Hillis' value in fantasy football -- or for the Browns! -- if you believe in the Madden curse. Regardless, though, it's a fantastic story for a guy who flew under the radar out of Arkansas (behind Felix Jones and Darren McFadden) and was traded out of Denver for Brady Quinn.

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Comments

Since: Aug 22, 2007
Posted on: April 27, 2011 10:23 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

Browns fans just helped Hillis out. GO TRIBE!!!



Since: Aug 17, 2007
Posted on: April 27, 2011 10:15 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

I hope the Madden curse doesn't get him!!



Since: Oct 24, 2009
Posted on: April 27, 2011 10:02 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

Hooray! Hillis slays the Dogkilla!



Since: Nov 24, 2009
Posted on: April 27, 2011 9:35 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

Cmon guys, this will be the highlight of the Browns season...Jess Sayin' its a five win team MAYBE?



Since: Feb 4, 2007
Posted on: April 27, 2011 9:30 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

the dude is a good rb but Madden cover? nobody else must have wanted it!!!!



Since: Jun 23, 2009
Posted on: April 27, 2011 9:27 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

hope he takes his talents to South Beach!


lmao, hillarious!



Since: Jan 2, 2007
Posted on: April 27, 2011 9:23 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

hope he takes his talents to South Beach!



Since: Feb 21, 2009
Posted on: April 27, 2011 9:10 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

The curse was broke last year with Drew Brees...So all you can believe what you want but Hillis is gonna run your A$$ over.



Since: Aug 11, 2010
Posted on: April 27, 2011 8:45 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

Hey, I had Hillis on my Fantasy team last year and I couldn't have been more pleased.



Since: Sep 29, 2008
Posted on: April 27, 2011 8:42 pm
 

Peyton Hillis shocks world for Madden 12 cover

I wouldn't exactly call him a "star running back in the NFL".


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